How Twitter reacted to Bin Laden's death


How Twitter reacted to Bin Laden's death

Following from Chris’ post about his role in a small part of the story, we thought it worth taking a step back and putting the whole thing in context. FlowingData have helpfully annotated a timeline of Tweets for us:

Tweets per second: Evening of May 1st, 2011

And NM Incite have produced this great infographic giving us the perspective we need:

Osama Infographic

Update: A nice piece from SociaFlow analysing the impact of Keith Urbahn’s Tweet that broke the news of Osama’s death, and comScore look at how people consumed the news across devices.